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Category Archives: Catholic Writing and Publishing
The second reading at Sunday’s Mass (the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time: 8/31/2104) was from St. Paul to the Romans: 12:1-2. The words reverberated in my head, and I think it was not only because of their simplicity and timeliness … Continue reading
I have decided to spend the next few weeks sharing my thoughts on character creation. Writers tend to concentrate on plot, language, and style. All of these are important, but without interesting, distinctive, and sympathetic characters you will lose your … Continue reading
The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Romans 12:1-2 I urge you, then, brothers, remembering the mercies of God, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, … Continue reading
August 27, 2014 Feast of St. Monica “The Lord is near, have no anxiety at all.” Philippians 4:6 Elise and Jason with their family Three weeks ago I was stunned and grieving over … Continue reading
Review of The Identical A movie by City of Peace Media & Films Review by Karina Fabian Trailer link here vimeo.com/99067156 I was invited to preview this movie online and was impressed by the trailer. The movie is every bit … Continue reading
These are the best of times for authors—and possibly the worst of times! The changes in the publishing industry over the past five years are nearly as significant as the advent of the internet. In fact, the two developments are … Continue reading
The other week I sat down to write a quick bit of catechesis on a tricky Gospel reading. I think of myself as a non-fiction writer, and explaining Bible verses is exactly the kind of non-fiction I write most, lately. … Continue reading
As I mentioned last week, today’s blog will be about metaphors and similes. Why? Because as a writer these little tools can either enhance your writing or disrupt it. The thing about metaphors and similes is I seldom use them. … Continue reading